‘No right to privacy’ for boy in riot pics, say judges

A 14-year-old boy didn’t have a right to privacy when he was photographed apparently rioting, Supreme Court judges decided – though not unanimously. All agreed police were justified in releasing the image in order to identify him, though. Read more

Bill of Rights ‘could restore media freedoms’

The European Convention on Human Rights has taken away many long-established media freedoms in Britain “without a moment’s debate in Parliament”, says Press Gazette’s Cleland Thom. He lists 13 examples here. A Bill of Rights, proposed by Conservatives, could give US-style protection for media freedom, he says.